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  • n. A poisonous glucoside found accompanying urechitin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A poisonous glucoside found accompanying urechitin, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless, crystalline, very bitter, poisonous glucoside, C13-H20O5, contained in the leaves of Urechites suberecta, a West Indian plant belonging to the dogbane family.


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